Wonders of India & Dubai

Wonders of India & Dubai

Featuring:
New Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Dubai, Abu Dhabi

Starting From $1,245.00 Land Only

Duration 10 Days

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To see all of India would take a lifetime; most people try to do it in a few weeks. Found in its urban centers and agrarian communities are temples, beaches, deserts, mountain getaways, spiritual retreats, arts centers, religious monuments, forts, palaces, and more. Simply being in India is a fascinating experience. The U.A.E. is a fascinating mix of bedouin life and international commerce. But the biggest contrast can be seen in Dubai’s landscape: A splendid coastline and beaches are backed by an expansive desert, which in itself is a magnificent paradox of impressive sand dunes and starkly beautiful mountains. Enjoy a Wonders of India & Dubai Tour today!

This Tour Package Includes:

  • Land Only
  • 9 Nights hotel accommodation
  • Meals per itinerary
  • All transfers
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Services of English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Tour Highlights:

  • Qutub Minar
  • Amber Fort
  • Hawa Mahal
  • Taj Mahal
  • Agra Fort
  • Palm Jumeriah Island
  • Dune Bashing
  • Burj Khalifa
  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque of Abu Dhabi
  • Desert Safari
  • Camel Riding

Package Excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees, passport fees, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal purchases
  • Meals/admission not in itinerary
  • Optional Tours (If applicable)
  • International air transportation (New Delhi – Dubai)

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Meals: B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

  • Day 1: New Delhi, India
    Upon arrival in New Delhi, transfer to the hotel and check in. After breakfast enjoy a free morning relaxing at the hotel. This afternoon your tour starts with Old Delhi, built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1639 AD. You will visit the Raj Ghat where the father of our nation Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. You will be visiting the museum that was built to commemorate him. You will be driven past the iconic Red Fort and Chandni Chowk, a very popular and a busy market in Old Delhi to the next stop - Jama Masjid, one of the iconic, historic and largest mosques in India - built by Shah Jahan. A rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk could be quite interesting as this part of the city is quite crowded as it is full of shops. These numerous shops sell delicious mouth-watering food, clothes, jewels, household things, etc. and are virtually a shopper's paradise.
  • Day 2: New Delhi ~ Jaipur
    After breakfast you will visit Qutub Minar, touted as India’s largest Minaret. Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was built in 1192 by Turk ruler Qutub-Ud-Din Aibak. You will then move forward to Humayun’s tomb, yet another UNESCO world heritage site. Your next stop is India Gate, built in memory of the Unknown Soldiers. You will be driven past the Parliament House, President’s House and other Government Secretarial Buildings to your final destination which will be Lakshminarayan Temple, a temple dedicated to Lakshmi and Lord Narayana. This afternoon after visits you will be driven to Jaipur. Jaipur, also known as the pink city is the capital of Rajasthan. Many captivating palaces are present here having breathtaking design and architecture. In the 18th century Prince of Wales had visited Jaipur and the entire city was painted in pink color and due to these pink buildings the city is known as the pink city. Origin of Jaipur is 260 years back. It was built by Maharaja Jai Singh and Jaipur got its name from this king. The rest of the day could be spent visiting the Jaipur bazaars or walking down the crowded colorful streets. (B)
  • Day 3: New Delhi ~ Jaipur
    After breakfast start your tour from Amber fort also known as Amber Palace, the earlier capital of Jaipur. This magnificent fort was constructed in red sand-stone and marble by Raja Man Singh and is divided into four sections each with a courtyard. The main entrance gate is Surajpol having a fascinating architecture. Near the Ganesh Gate, there is a temple dedicated to the Goddess Sila Devi. The Diwan-e-Aam - hall of public audience, Diwan-e-Khas - hall of private audience, Sheesh Mahal - palace of mirrors and Sukh Niwas are quite beautiful. You could ascend the fort by walking up the steps or on an elephant's back or in jeep. In Jaipur you will be taken to Maharaja City Palace, a royal palace with seven storeys as well as Jantar Mantar, the observatory. This wonderful observatory attracts mathematicians as well as astronomers from the whole world. City palace is perfect blend of all three excellent styles (Mughal, Rajput and European). Another palace, Hawa Mahal is popular all over world for its magnificent architecture. You will be taken through Pink Rose Garden as well business centers of Jaipur. A tour of Jaipur is not complete without shopping. Jaipur is famous for clothes, carpets, precious and semi-precious stones and jewelry and various handicrafts made of wood, metal, etc. and also for silk paintings and miniatures. (B)

  • Day 4 Jaipur ~ Agra
    Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Morning, visit Amber Fort, the former capital of the royal Jaipurs. Few fail to be moved by the dramatic Rajput grandeur of this hilltop fortress-palace 11km north of Jaipur. Set on the dry wrinkled Aravali Hills, and surrounded by fortified battlements, the palace straddles two sepia-hued tundra hills overlooking Maota Lake, and its sprawling crenellated walls lattice the surrounding hills. We will ride up to this hilltop palace on a caparisoned, painted elephant, passing through the ancient main gate where Maharajas of Jaipur have entered for four hundred years. We shall visit the Hawa Mahal or Palace of the Winds, a five-storied structure of pink sandstone with semi-Octagonal and delicately honeycombed windows overlooking the main street of the old city. It was built in 1799 so that veiled royal women could peer down unseen by the world through its 593 stone screens. Later in the afternoon, we proceed on a tour of the City Palace & Observatory. The City Palace in the heart of the old city is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. The centre of the palace is seven-storied building called Chandra Palace, with fine vies over the gardens and the city. The palace lies in the heart of the city and occupies the whole central grid. The fortified wall has seven gates and was built for protection from invading armies and animals that lived in jungles, which surrounded the wall that time. Next, we visit the Solar Observatory - an astronomical treause house, with solar device that give accurate predictions till date. We also visit the Temple of Govind Dev Ji. It is one of the most sacred and famous tourist destinations in India. The temple is located in the City Palace complex. The idol of Govind Dev Ji is striking beautiful for its complete resemblance with Lord Krishna, and the temple is placed between Chandra Mahal and Badal Mahal in the City Palace complex. Every day, various 'Aartis' and 'Prasad' or 'Bhogs' are offered at the temple, at seven different times. (B)

  • Day 5: Agra
    In the morning visit of Agra, you will be taken to Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world. This beautiful building is elegantly built with white marble by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between the years 1631 to 1648 and it was built in the memory of his favorite beloved Queen Mumtaz Mahal. Standing majestically on banks of Yamuna River, this breathtaking, immensely beautiful monument is a synonymous to romance and love. Your next stop Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and known for its architectural structure and was built in the 16th century during the Mughal Empire. This place comprises of several fairy-tale palaces like Khas Mahal and Jahangir Palace. Over here you will also get a chance to see Diwan-e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khas, which are also known as private audience hall and public audience hall. Afternoon can be spent visiting more places of interest or shopping. Agra is famous for inlaid marble work and handicrafts made of marble, wood and metal. (B)

  • Day 6: Agra ~ New Delhi ~ Dubai, UAE
    Today, you will be transferred back to New Delhi and to the airport for your flight to Dubai. (Flight Not Included) Upon arrival in Dubai, transfer to the hotel and check in. The remainder of the day will be at your own leisure to enjoy. (B)

  • Day 7: Dubai
    Have a taste of world-class, contemporary lifestyle in Dubai and go around the glitzy pockets of the city. Come to the rendezvous and our team will take you on an unforgettable tour of a modern city that is way ahead of its time. Stroll around The Dubai Mall, one of the world’s largest and shopping mall. You’ll even get the chance to tour its famous Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. View the city from the deck of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. Visit Dubai Marina, a spectacular harbor that weaves through a cosmopolitan city. Observe how everyday life goes on in Dubai as you are driven through the waterfront neighborhood of Jumeirah Beach Residence, one of the much-coveted addresses in the city. Make the most of a photo stop at the façade of yet another Dubai icon, the luxurious Atlantis, The Palm hotel. Experience the authentic, vibrant Arabian market of Souk Madinat Jumeirah. (B)

  • Day 8: Dubai
    The morning will be at your own leisure to enjoy. In the afternoon, depart for the Desert Safari, a highlight of any trip to the UAE. It is on top priority of every tourist's travel agenda, as it is indeed an experience of a life time. A luxury 4x4 vehicle will be sent to pick you up from your hotel and take you straight to the desert. Brace yourself for an hour-long, exhilarating dune-bashing experience. Step out of the vehicle and soak in the grandeur of the golden desert sunset. Remember to take photos. Test your balance and try sandboarding. Sliding down a slope of sand can truly be lots of fun! Grab the opportunity to ride a camel. Feast on a sumptuous BBQ dinner buffet at the authentic Bedouin camp, where you will also be treated to live cultural entertainment. Drop by the henna tattoo painting booth and get inked with a traditional Arabic design. (B, D)

  • Day 9: Dubai ~ Abu Dhabi ~ Dubai
    Known as one of the world’s largest producers of oil, the capital city of the UAE is a gem to discover. Wander around Abu Dhabi’s cultural landmarks and be mesmerized by the magnificent skyline it has worked on through the years. Stop by Yas Island and take photos at the iconic Ferrari World. Sneak a peek into the relaxed modern city life in Abu Dhabi as you are driven to the heart of the city, along the Corniche. Discover the emirate’s past with a visit to Heritage Village, a reconstruction of a traditional oasis village that features the desert way of life. Marvel at the grandiose Emirates Palace along the way and remember to take photos. Explore the majesty of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, a palatial architectural wonder that is one of the world’s largest mosques. (B)

  • Day 10: Dubai ~ Home
    Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home as your trip comes to an end. (B)

     

  • Crowne Plaza Mayur Vihar Noida – New Delhi, India *
    13B Mayur Vihar District Centre

    This family-friendly New Delhi hotel is located in the business district, within 3 mi (5 km) of Atta Market and Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple. Great India Place and Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital are also within 3 mi (5 km).

    2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, a fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are onsite.

    All 160 soundproofed rooms feature WiFi and iPod docks. Guests can enjoy deep soaking tubs, and other standard amenities include washers/dryers, 24-hour room service, and wired Internet.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:                  www.ihg.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/new-delhi/deldd/hoteldetail

  • Four Points by Sheraton – Jaipur, India *
    City Square, Vasundhara Colony, Tonk Road

    Located in the heart of Jaipur, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Chand Pol, Jawahar Circle, and Glass Jain Temple. World Trade Park and Cenotaphs of the Maharanis of Jaipur are also within 2 mi (3 km).

    Along with 2 restaurants, this hotel has an outdoor pool and a health club. Free valet parking and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a steam room, and a 24-hour business center are onsite.

    All 114 rooms offer WiFi, 24-hour room service, and LCD TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include minibars, rainfall showerheads, and coffee makers.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:                  www.starwoodhotels.com/fourpoints/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=3499&language=en_US

  • Four Points by Sheraton – Agra, India *
    C1, C2, Taj Nagari Phase 1, Fatehabad Road

    Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.8 mi (2.8 km) from Taj Mahal and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Agra Fort. Kinari Bazar is 3.4 mi (5.5 km) away.

    Along with a restaurant, this hotel has an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and a rooftop terrace are onsite.

    All 165 rooms provide 24-hour room service, WiFi, and wired Internet. Guests will also find LED TVs, minibars, and premium bedding.

    Check In Time:      02:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm
    Website:                  www.starwoodhotels.com/fourpoints/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=3944&language=en_US

  • Rove Downtown Dubai – Dubai, UAE *
    Financial Center Road

    Located in Downtown Dubai, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of KidZania, Dubai Mall, and Burj Khalifa. Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) away.

    A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include meeting rooms, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities.

    All 420 rooms provide conveniences like sofa beds and refrigerators, plus free WiFi and LED TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find room service, rainfall showerheads, and coffee makers.

    Check In Time:      04:00pm
    Check Out Time:   02:00pm
    Website:                  www.rovehotels.com/hotel/rove-downtown-dubai

Departure Land Availability
Jul 14, 2017 $1,245.00 Sold Out
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Prices are based on per person, double occupancy.  “Land Only” rates do not include international air tickets.  Charming Travel Destinations guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book.  Minimum 2 passengers to guarantee rate. Prices and availability are subject to change at any time and prices are not guaranteed until we receive your final payment.  We reserve the right to modify the itinerary to ensure a smooth and safe trip.  
India visa is required for U.S. passport holders.

  • We have returned from our trip over 2 weeks ago and I thought I’d give you some feedback but first I thank you and your company for your travel service.
    We enjoyed our trip. Emirates airlines is fantastic (clean and good service) our driver and tour guides are knowledgeable and friendly. The hotels are really good especially the Four Points Hotels. New Delhi hotel may not be as good a most 5 star hotels but the location was good.
    The services we received from the travel agency were good. They were there to meet us at the hotels and helped us in the check in. Our driver was fantastic.
    Our Dubai and Abu Dhabi experience was splendid. Our hotel has the best location. - Sergio Rumson

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